Virginia Rumors & News

  • Syracuse storms back to beat Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Jim Boeheim could not remember a better comeback in Syracuse history. If anyone would know, it is Boeheim. At 71 years old, he is in his 40th year coaching the program. Yet even Boeheim was surprised by the Orange's wild rally for a 68-62 win over the Virginia Cavaliers on..." March 27

  • Virginia's strong start knocks out Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Virginia guard Malcolm Brogdon peered into the stands before the opening tipoff on Friday and noticed that the bulk of the crowd consisted of Iowa State fans. "It's something you take notice of," Brogdon said. "It was like a home game for them more than anything. But that's..." March 25

  • Virginia goes on offensive, downs Butler

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- Virginia's offense can carry the Cavaliers, too. That's how it turned out when Virginia used stunningly efficient offense in a hot-shooting second half to overcome Butler 77-69 on Saturday night in an NCAA Tournament second-round game at PNC Arena. Virginia, which has..." March 20

  • 2016 Naismith Trophy: Full List of Finalists Announced

    Bleacher Report "The four finalists for the 2016 Naismith Trophy, given to the top player in men's college basketball, were announced Sunday, courtesy of NCAA.com's Brian Mull. Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, Michigan State's Denzel Valentine, Kentucky's Tyler Ulis and Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon were selected out of a..." March 20

  • Virginia Coach Tony Bennett Collapsed on the Sideline

    The Big Lead "Virginia coach Tony Bennett fell to the floor shortly before halftime during the Cavaliers game against Hampton. Bennett was bent at the waist and clutched his knees before collapsing. He received medical attention and was able to walk to the locker room under his own power. " March 17

  • Kansas, UNC, Virginia, Oregon claim No. 1 seeds

    The Score "Here is a look at the results from Sunday's Selection Show for the 2016 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. South Region 1 Kansas vs. 16 Austin Peay 8 Colorado vs. 9 UConn 5 Maryland vs. 12 South Dakota State 4 Cal vs. 13 Hawaii 6 Arizona vs. 11 Vanderbilt/Wichita State 3 Miami..." March 14

  • Tar Heels' defense difference in ACC title game

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- North Carolina took an unusual path to its first Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship since 2008. The No. 7 Tar Heels relied on defense, tearing a page out of Virginia's book of allowing defense to make the difference and that worked Saturday night. Guard..." March 13

  • No. 4 Virginia gets past No. 11 Miami in ACC semifinal

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Virginia is often defined because of its defense and the No. 4 Cavaliers showed why Friday night. Virginia kept No. 11 Miami at a safe distance during most of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinal, winning 73-68 at the Verizon Center. "Any time we can get..." March 12

  • No. 4 Virginia dispatches Georgia Tech in ACC quarters

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Give senior guard Malcolm Brogdon a little help and it makes No. 4 Virginia nearly unstoppable. That's what happened in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals Thursday night, with Brogdon scoring 26 points as the Cavaliers dispatched upstart Georgia Tech 72-52..." March 10

  • Cavaliers cap perfect home season with win over Louisville

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Chants of "Tobey, Tobey, Tobey!" rained down from the John Paul Jones Arena rafters as senior Mike Tobey made his way to the free-throw line late in Virginia's matchup with Louisville Saturday night. The chants were well-deserved and a fitting way to cap off a senior..." March 05